Nov 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
just in tonight. news 4 reporter jim rosenfield and crew have been waiting for than two hours to get gas in union, new jersey. the lines are so ba governor cristy ordered gas rationing. many are facing their fourth night in the dark and in the cold. but help may come from northern virginia resources, among others. jim rosenfield is in essexfells new jersey with the effort to get things back on line. >> reporter: now moving into day five and homes like these in a small community of 2200 still without power. 90% of it. reinforcements are coming to this state, but with cold nights now, local ewe till tiff crews are starting to get an earful. >> we're freezing. we don't have anything. >> desperate pleas. residents see utility trucks and beg for relief. >> reporter: is it tough on you guys? >> we're doing our best. >> their best means navigating the maize of massive down trees. it's in a state with about 1.5 million still in the dark at last count. >> when i looked outside, it felt like christmas, somebody delivering new telephone poles. >> reporter: new help is on the way after the gover
Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
for hours waiting to fill up. as jim rosenfield reports, some stations with plenty of fuel can't even sell it. >> reporter: with power still out here and so many other gas stations around many parts of new jerseyed and other parts of the tri-state, suddenly people are having to devote hours in search of a fill-up. how long have you been waiting? >> this is my second trip. i was here this morning to get gas for my pickup and generator. i'm here right now probably about 20, 25 minutes. >> you're on "e," pal will. >> yeah. i got 21 miles left. fortunately the gas pump's probably a mile. >> this is for my generator. just enough to keep my refrigerator the going and couple of appliances here and there i may need. >> reporter: here in ft. lee, this line about 45-minute wait, and that's not bad if you look around elsewhere, the lines are a lot longer. this station here is pumping gas because it has a generator. >> it's nuts. nuts. i tried all over the bronx to get gas, and there was nowhere near me. >> reporter: governor christie insists this is more of a power than supply issue. officials here a
Oct 28, 2012 11:30pm EDT
it covered. good evening. i'm jim vance. >> i'm doreen gentzler. hurricane sandy expect mund day night. unleashing a storm surge, damaging winds and heavy rain more. than a million from dem ware, new york, and connecticut are under evacuation orders at this hour, mandatory evacuation orders, people appear to be heeding the warning boarding up and heading out. federal offices will be closed tomorrow. the same goes for every major school district in the area. metro canceled all service for the first time since 2003. >> the huge storm has done a lot of damage. the death toll now stands at 65 after sandy pounded the caribbean. tonight team coverage. start with chief meteorologist, with a closer look at sandy's path. doug? >> we are starting to get into what sandy is bringing us, winds. rains, look outside. probably hear the rain coming down. the wind. strongest, about, 12 to 24 hours away. the rain has begun. let's take a look and show you. outside right now. the rain coming through parts of the area. just about everybody seeing a good light-to-mod rerate rain. some picking up heavy rain.
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
in a neighborhood where those people are in the dark and might be for quite a while. shomari? >> reporter: well, jim, not only are they in the dark, but a lot of folks can't come down bradley boulevard. the creek perpendicular to this roadway has now jumped the banks and i tell you, it has extended over 30 minutes it was down i'd say we were on the other side and it continues to move up here on the roadway. it has not receded. there is more water u according to the crews out here, and they're parked nearby to make sure people stay away from this area. in fact, the crews that come right down this roadway and continue to move the logs that, you know, have snapped from the different trees around here, a lot of trees are down, as you mentioned, jim. and that's why crews are recommending that people be incredibly careful. when you come outside, they rem that you stay inside. this thing could be dying down, but the thing is right now, at times, as you can see, it continues to pick up a little bit. you can hear it with those branchs and the trees swaying back and forth. it's important for folks just to be
Oct 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
with the latest. >> reporter: jim, people who live near hampshire circle tell me they are on edge. that couple was walking right behind me on this trail when all of the sudden, people tell me that the man shown in this composite sketch right here, he's in his 20s. they say that he opened fire. with children and families out trick-or-treating, county sheriff's deputies are on alert in waldorf, maryland friday night. >> we don't have to be so scared. >> it was pretty cool to see them out in full force. >> despite a detailed description, police are still searching for clues and answers. >> the charles county sheriff's office and the detectives are leaving no stone unturned. they're pursuing every bit of information, every lead and every tip that comes in. >> that ra james exercises on the trail. she tells me it's peaceful. >> we've walked before and we've never had problems. >> now, we showed the composite sketch to people in this community. no one told me that they recognized the suspect. tonight, the husband is in serious but stable condition. the detectives will continue to ask him questions.
Oct 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
news. that storm right now is down towards the coast of florida. that's where jim cantore has been all day long. >> hey, doug, good evening. our conditions here are certainly improving in terms of the wind and rain, unfortunately the surf is still very, very high. it doesn't take much to have one of these waves just roll up the beach, push a little over the debris further than what we have seen. we are just past high tide now. but i will tell you, the resort we are staying at doesn't anticipate this kind of wave action. even though the storm is over two miles away, we are still getting huge waves. those waves will get bigger and impact larger areas. these are of historic proportions. almost hard it graps meet logically from what we saw five days ago to now what has been pretty much the story. the models have been sticking with this and sticking with it. as far as me, i'm heading up to new york city with the models kind of honing in on that area and certainly the potential to stop the city that never sleeps. that is something that i will be covering for the weather channel come tomorrow